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Best whisky brands in Kenya

Best whisky brands in Kenya

With the advancement of alcohol delivery services in Nairobi, it pays off to know which are the best selling or popular spirits in Kenya. Searching for the best drink that pleases your palate can be challenging, especially in the field full great and praised wines and spirits. However, if happen to identify some of the great brands, you can be sure that these world's best whisky brands will never disappoint. These best whiskeys are classic and legend in the world of Whisky and perform profoundly in the global whisky market. They give consumers a wide option of choice of an irresistible taste. When looking for the best whisky brands, many whisky connoisseurs will point either Scottish Whisky, Irish Whisky, Canadian Whisky, American Whisky, or the Japanese Whisky as one of their best whiskies. The best whiskeys are equally the most popular whisky brands in Kenya. Each of these brands has a distinct character, complex flavors, and seductive aromas that make them stand out in the field full of enticing whisky drinks.

For those who are in search of the best Whisky in Kenya, they may find themselves trying different types of Whisky to see what is best for their palate. In this article, we ease your search for the best whisky brands in Kenya. We have rounded-up the top 10 best whisky brands in Kenya, focusing on high-quality whiskeys that are legendary, refreshing, offers great value for money, and that suits the consumer's needs on various occasions. This best whisky list includes the finest brands that are moderately priced to the rare and expensive whisky brands from Scotland, America, and Japan. They have consistent quality and are crafted by skillful craftsmanship with many years of experience. This best whisky brand in Kenya list includes; 

  1. Glenfiddich 15 years 
  2. Singleton 12 year Dufftown 
  3. Jack Daniel's Old No. 7
  4. Johnnie Walker Black Label
  5. Balvenie Doublewood 12 Years
  6. Maker's Mark
  7. Hibiki Suntory whisky
  8. Glenlivet founder's reserve
  9. Wild turkey
  10.  Laphroaig quartet cask

Glenfiddich 15 years  

Glenfiddich 15 years is a very popular whisky in Kenya in the category of single malt whisky from the Glenfiddich whisky brand based in Scotland. It is made using a unique technique amongst Scotch whisky distillers which is pioneered by Glenfiddich Malt Master. This immensely popular Glenfiddich 15 years old is matured in three types of oak cask, sherry, bourbon, and new oak. It is then married in a unique Solera vat, which is constantly topped up to keep it at least half full since 1998 to ensure the quality is maintained. The Solera system is the culmination of curious minds and the innovation spirit at the Glenfiddich family. It's also the secret behind Glenfiddich 15 years becoming the first 15-year-old expression to enter the top 10 best-selling single malts whisky.

 This system gives the Glenfiddich 15 years characters of a golden, red hue, a distinct warm spice, sweet honey notes, and rich fruit flavors. It has a silky smooth taste with an intriguingly complex aroma, sweet layers of sherry oak, cinnamon, and ginger and a satisfying lingering sweetness finish. It also gives this Whisky a beautiful balance, a deliciously harmonious and consistent that gets increasingly complex over time. This Whisky has 40% alcohol content and comes in 1litre and 750ml pack size. Dial a drink Kenya to buy this premium single malt whisky from the best whisky delivery in Nairobi online liquor store at the most affordable prices in Kenya plus quickest and free whisky delivery in Nairobi and its environs.

Singleton 12 year Dufftown 

Singleton 12 years is a straightforward, smooth, nutty single malt whisky from Speyside. The Singleton 12 year of Dufftown was released to replace the defunct Singleton of Auchroisk. It has a high attraction of new drinkers in the category of malty whiskeys due to its flavor profile of smooth, rich, and accessible flavors. This Whisky is largely aged in European oak casks and undergoes longer fermentation and slower distillation to give Singleton 12 year exceptional smoothness and ensure depth of flavor with an alcohol content of 40% ABV.

Singleton 12 years Dufftown is a smooth, medium-bodied whisky with deep gold, polished mahogany highlights. It has approachable and rich aromas of toasted nut, polished wood along with rich fruit (stewed baked apples and dried sweet dates). A soft brown sugar takes over, giving way to a soft note. Adding a dash of water to this Whisky it brings out direct classic Speyside fruity character (citrus and pears). On the palate Singleton 12 years, Dufftown has a sweetness and crunchy nut notes followed by a smooth, fruity richness and a balancing sweetness with hints of blackcurrant, brown sugar, and espresso coffee. To the finish, it is medium to long, elegantly drying and crisp completed by sweetly nutty with a delayed warmth lingering pleasantly. Enjoy this classic Whisky by placing an order with us today. Just dial a delivery to make a purchase, and we will deliver in minutes for free.

Jack Daniel's Old No. 7

Jack Daniel's name is very synonymous with whiskey drinks in the world. Jack Daniel's Old No. 7, also known as Jack Daniel's Black Label, is the original Jack Daniel's label and the signature brand that defines Tennessee whiskey. It is one of the bestselling whiskeys brand in the world and easily distinguishable from every other whiskey produced. It is made from the fine corn, rye, and barley malt, mixed with the iron-free water that flows from the Cave Spring on the distillery grounds. Old No. 7 production meets the regulatory criteria for classification as a straight bourbon; however, Jack Daniel distiller disavows this classification, and Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 is simply marketed as Tennessee whiskey. It undergoes an additional step of filtering; that is, it is charcoal mellowed drop by drop through 10 feet of sugar maple charcoal before maturing it in handcrafted barrels of Jack Daniel's own making. This is known as the "Lincoln County process." This imparts Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 distinct unique sweet and smooth taste whisky that is true to its country roots. It has an alcohol content of 40% ABV. 

Jack Daniel's brands do not carry aging statement since they do not have any set specific aging period. They are aged "as long as it is needed" and are only ready when Jack Daniel's tasters say it is, judging by its body look, its aroma, and the way it tastes. Jack Daniel himself used this aging process for a century ago, and this how it is still done today. This due to dramatic changes in weather that will have a great effect on barrel time.

Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 is medium-bodied Whisky with deep gold hue and some appearing flavors that come into play throughout drinking it. On the nose, the Old No 7 offers balanced, gentle aromas of caramel, vanilla, and butterscotch with apparent hints of wood and toffee notes when it is poured in the glass. To the palate, it is a soft, smooth texture, smoky sweetness with brown sugar syrup notes. It has a reputation a light liquorice note which is not overwhelming and lends nice background flavors of vanilla, toasted oak, freshly brewed coffee, and nuts. It finishes with a quick, sweet finish, nice wood polish notes, hint of spices, and some lingering char.

Apart from Old No. 7, Jack Daniel's produce other world best whisky brand, which includes; Gentleman Jack, Single Barrel Select, Tennessee Honey, Tennessee Fire, among other limited edition offerings. Whether you drink this Whisky neat, on the rocks, or with your favorite mixer, Jack Daniels delivers a consistent and quality that pleases the palate of whiskey lovers globally. Enjoy this world best whisky brand by ordering it on the leading online liquor store in Nairobi. The price of this whisky rages from Ksh 3,300 to ksh 3,500 check out the Jack Daniel's price in Kenya.

Johnnie Walker Black Label

Johnnie Walker Black Label is a deluxe blended Scotch whiskey and is a true icon, recognized as the benchmark for all other deluxe blends. It is a masterful blend of top-notch whiskeys from the four corners of Scotland that come together to produce one of the most highly regarded spirits of its kind. It is aged for a minimum of 12 years to give it perfectly balancing intense flavors, unmistakably smoothness, unique complexity, deep character, and silky texture. Johnnie Walker Black Label has always been the most popular whiskeys in Nairobi. It contains 40% ABV, and it is available in 750ml, 1litre, and 4.5litre bottles. 

Johnnie Walker Black Label is easily recognized due to its iconic square bottle. It is also the most popular blended Scotch Whisky due to its sophisticated smoky finish. When it comes to the packaging Johnnie Walker, various whisky brands are named according to the color; red for the Red label, black for the black label, and blue for the Blue Label.

Johnnie Walker Black Label is an impressive whisky to share on any occasion. This iconic Whisky is known for its soft and complex with a luxurious scent of rich dried fruits and toasted oak. On the palate, it has hints of smooth, creamy toffee linger on the tip of your tongue with notes of wood smoke and dry spice. It delivers a smooth and warming smoky finish, a signature character of all Johnnie Walker whiskies brands. This sophisticated scotch blended Whisky is worth taking it slowly and is not good with a mixer. It is best served neat or over ice so that you can enjoy its distinctive tasting notes. Dial a bottle to order this iconic blended Whisky from the best drinks delivery Nairobi store.

The Balvenie Doublewood 12 Years

Balvenie DoubleWood is an excellent single malt whisky from Speyside Scotch. It is was launched in 1993, using a process commonly known as 'wood finishing', designed by Balvenie Malt Master David Stewart. DoubleWood 12 years is aged in two different types of oak cask that give it distinctive characters, extra complexity, and outstanding quality. It is first aged for at least 12 years in traditional whiskey casks, American Oak barrels giving it soft and delicate character. It is then moved to Spanish oak Oloroso sherry casks for an additional nine months to bring out the DoubleWood 12 years depth and rich flavor. Finally, it is moved to large oak vessels called "tuns" for 3-4 months to allow the whiskeys from individual casks to "marry" harmoniously. 

Doublewood 12 Years Old is the most famous expression of Balvenie whisky brand and among the best Whisky in Kenya, especially for its affordable price. It is a great Scotch whiskey for people getting their palates acquainted with Scotch single malt whisky. It is a classic drink with a sweet fruit and oak notes layered with honey and vanilla. On the palate, it is smooth, sweet, and mellow beautifully with combined flavors of nutty sweetness, gentle cinnamon spices, and a nice sherry flavor, with a very pleasant long and warm finish. Dial us today to enjoy this classic Whisky. We have the best whisky prices in Kenya, coupled with fast and free whisky delivery services in Nairobi and its environs. 

Maker's Mark

Maker's Mark is world's only handmade bourbon whisky produced by Beam Suntory distiller in Loretto, Kentucky. It is marketed as a small batch Bourbon – not massed produced. It has an alcohol content of 45% ABV and is bottled and sold in squarish bottles sealed with red wax. This distinctive look of dipping red wax on the bottle, Mark's name, and label were pioneered by T. William Samuels' wife, Marjorie "Margie" Samuels. Maker's Mark is aged to taste, not time dictates, which took at least six years. It is bottled and marketed when the company's tasters agree that it is ready. 

Maker's Mark is unusual Whisky as it uses no rye as part of the mash. Developed by Bill Samuels Sr, he replaced rye with red winter wheat along with corn and malted barley in the Mash Bill to reduce the burning sensation. Maker's Mark distills their bourbon to the lowest proof of any US whiskey distillery retains a rich flavor. This flavor makes Maker's Mark very friendly Whisky with sweet vermouth. It changed the way we think of bourbon that is never bitter or sharp, full-flavored bourbon that is easy to drink. To ensure quality consistency, Maker's Mark distillers rotate every barrel by hand during the aging process to even out the differences in temperature. This barrel rotation ensures that the Maker's Mark bourbon in all the barrels has the same quality and taste.

This unique and full-flavored handmade bourbon has lovely notes of spiced honey, caramel, toasty oak, giving way to way to soft fruity notes and vanilla. On the palate is balanced with caramel, spice, fruity essences, barley malt, little nutty oil with butterscotch and vanilla bloom on your tongue. The finish is smooth with gentle caramel and dry oak spice. Maker's Mark exceptional quality makes it a very popular whiskey in the world. It is a fine everyday drink and a great drink for a special occasion sipper. 

Hibiki Suntory whisky

Hibiki means "resonance" or "echo" in Japanese. Hibiki Whisky is a popular premium blended Whisky produced in Japan by Beam Suntory. It is a harmonious blend of select finest malt and grain whiskeys, which are meticulously blended to create a full orchestra of flavors and aromas. This most celebrated Whisky from Japan enjoys unrivaled blending art, fine skillful craftsmanship, and a sense of luxury from the House of Suntory. It represents a product of Japanese nature and her people, true harmony, an ideal of perfection, and is embraced as the paragon artisans of Japanese Whisky. The bottles are iconic, featuring 24 facets that represent all the subtleties found from the twenty-four seasons of the old Japanese lunar calendar and the hours in a day.

The Hibiki whisky brand was launched in 1989, originally with expressions having age statements 12, 17, 21, and 30 years old. In 2015 a new expression called "Japanese Harmony", with no age statement, was introduced. This new blend uses the same malt and grain whiskeys used in the first Hibiki blend. It is a blend of at least ten malt and grain spirits from three distilleries, aged in five different cask types, with some elements aged up to approximately 20 years or longer. As of October 2017, the brand is available in three variations (and the blends with age statements of 12 and 30 years are no longer listed. The three current Hibiki whisky brand expressions you can buy on our online liquor store are: 

· Hibiki 17 years old

· Hibiki 21 years old

· Hibiki Harmony (no age statement)

Hibiki Whisky is the most prestigious and honored blended Whisky in the world. It speaks to the soul and emotions of the discerning whisky lover, and it resonates with nature. Dial a delivery Kenya to order this unique whisky brand at the best whisky price in Kenya that would not break your bank.

Glenlivet founder's reserve

The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve is a smooth and fruity single malt whisky brand. It was crafted to honor the pioneering founder George Smith and packaged in Georgian blue. To capture the essence of George Smith's vision, Glenlivet Founder's Reserve is created using the time-honored distillation methods. It is made with water from the same crystal-clear mountain streams and in the same cold pure air. There is no age statement on Founder's Reserve bottles, which allowed Smith to select Whisky from a variety of different traditional oak casks ages. This freedom has been replicated to take advantage of the distinctive pre-aging character created by the unique lantern-shaped stills pot (original copper pot stills), designed by the man himself at the distillery.

Founder's Reserve creamy and fruity character is bolstered by the use of first-fill American oak cask to mature it and retains a balance with the zesty flavors. To give the Founder's Reserve a modern twist flavor expression, the Glenlivet master distiller marries together a selection of the aged oak casks and American first-fill oak casks to harmoniously mingle this delicate whisky flavors and complex fruity tones. This gives Glenlivet founder's reserve an exceptional quality for which George Smith's is widely admired and appreciated for. It brings to life the heart and soul of Glenlivet – at its core is the perfectly balanced, smooth and fruity flavor that it is renowned for. It has delicate aromas of citrus fruit, freshly cut apples and pear drops, rich toffee, and sweet orange notes. It is easy to drink well-balanced, exceptionally smooth with soft texture on the palate along with fruity notes and creamy toffee finish

If you are in search of good quality and enjoyable single malt, look no more. The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve benchmark expression in the Glenlivet whisky brand is available on the top online liquor shop in Nairobi. With complex flavors, the Glenlivet single malt is a very popular whisky brand in Kenya for both young and old. Enjoy a sip of this wonderful whisky brand by dialing us to place an order and enjoy our fast and free whisky delivery in Nairobi and its environs.

Wild turkey

Wild Turkey is super-premium American Straight bourbon whisky, made in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky by legendary Master Distiller Jimmy Russell. It is one of the biggest names in bourbon whisky and a very popular and best whisky brand in Kenya. For centuries Wild Turkey has maintained a distinctive distillation and aging process that gives it a smooth taste and a lingering flavor. It is Crafted with conviction and aged for longer to deliver a characterful, bourbon and to give it that Wild Turkey signature kick. Wild Turkey got its name in the 1940s after Thomas McCarthy, took some samples on a wild turkey hunting trip with friends in 1940. They liked it so much that they continued to ask him to bring along some of that same "Wild Turkey" bourbon.

The Wild Turkey whiskey distillery follows its own vision of how bourbon has to be. This is a critical attribute to the brand maintaining its authentic bourbon characteristics. It has a high-rye mash bill and is aged for at least six years in heavily charred American oak barrels. It is only slightly diluted and distilled at a low proof giving Wild Turkey bourbon fuller and more robust bourbon flavor, and the authentic bourbon taste similar to what one would get straight out of the barrel. 

Wild Turkey stands out on its own or as a mixed drink. It is an approachable drink with high-profile allure. It has rich sweet notes of vanilla, honey, and caramelized bananas and beautiful toffee on the nose. The palate is full and rich with notes of honeyed fruit, pepper, caramel, and oaky notes. Not too sweet. It has soft honey along with vanilla and rich, spicy notes. Enjoy this full-flavored Whisky by placing online drink delivery Nairobi order. This Whisky is available in our store, selling at a very affordable whisky price in Kenya

Laphroaig quartet cask

Laphroaig Quarter Cask is a premium Scotch Single Malt Whisky that marks the return of 19th Century traditional 'quarter cask' whiskey-making practice. Quarter Cask is a small type of cask used to transport Whisky on horseback in the 19th Century. Laphroaig is first matured in first-fill American ex-bourbon barrels before being transferred into the 'quarter cask,' as used in the 19th Century. 'Quarter cask' is small and has more wood contact, which speeds up the maturation process and gives Laphroaig Quarter Cask a deep, woodier, more complex flavor and aroma than normal Scotch whisky of about six years old. Laphroaig taste like a whisky that has been matured for like 12 years or more while there have just been aged for around six years. Laphroaig Quarter Cask has no age statement; however, it is believed to take around six years maturation, of which seven months in the quarter cask. Only barrier filtering is employed other than chill filtering. The double maturation in two American oak cask gives Laphroaig Quarter Cask an irresistible flavor.

Laphroaig Quarter Cask is a vibrant young whisky with amber to medium gold color and alcohol content of 48% ABV. It has seductive soft and enjoyable aromas of peat oil, sweet malt, powerful smoke along with hints of toffee, cinnamon, and caramel. On the palate are delicious soft sweet malt, velvety feel, and rich peat balanced by the caramelized sweetness, which is so unique to Laphroaig. It has a long tasty finish of sweet and smoky with biscuity chewiness lingering. 

Overall it is a complete fantastic whisky that makes Laphroaig Quarter Cask a great and best whisky brand in Kenya you cannot help but to have a sip. It undeniably in a class of its own in the world of Scotch Single Malt Whisky. Dial drinks zone to get hold of this classic whisky brand at the best whisky price in Kenya.

These ten super whisky brands are not exhaustive of the best whisky brands in Kenya. We have equally best whisky brands that you cannot resist their charming taste, including; Irish Jameson whiskyChivas regalFamous GrouseMacallan, among others. You will be surprised just how much depth and complex is hidden under the bottle of these super whiskeys. Their taste fills every corner of your senses with full flavors. There absolutely great drink you end up with one hell of a dram in your hands. If you are in a quest to find the best Whisky that you can either take it neatly on its own or with a mixer, dial us today to enjoy the best whisky brands in Kenya from Scotland, Ireland, Japan, Canada, and America. We offer the best whisky delivery services in Nairobi at the best rates, you can check the full list of alcohol prices in Kenya if you are working with a budget. Don't hesitate to call us and order one of the above spirits.